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A study recently published in the Journal of Transport & Health found that people who drive expensive vehicles are less likely to stop and yield to pedestrians, even when they are in crosswalks. Noticing the disturbing uptick in pedestrian accidents over the past decade, researchers decided to investigate what demographic…

Summer vacation season is upon us. While this has been a difficult year for everyone due to COVID-19 restrictions, it’s expected that many people will hitting the roads for vacation as more states reopen. For that reason, the personal injury attorneys at Stewart Law Offices want to post some reminders…

South Carolina is no stranger to bad weather. Thunderstorms and lightning strikes are common in the Palmetto State, and both Carolinas unfortunately fall prey to hurricanes, tropical storms, hail and tornadoes. It’s an uncontrollable recipe for road disaster. Bad weather makes for dangerous driving. According to the Federal Highway Administration,…

Getting your medical bills paid is a priority after a car accident in South Carolina. But if you’re like most people, you are unsure of who pays first — the auto insurance company, or your health insurance provider. It’s a good question that can have somewhat different answers, depending on…

Self-driving cars are widely considered to be the next great innovation in automotive safety. The idea is that autonomous cars will prevent crashes and injuries by eliminating the No. 1 cause of car accidents — human error. But who’s to blame when a driverless car is involved in an accident?…

Over the past several years, Uber and other rideshare services have exploded in popularity in South Carolina. While Uber is a convenient way to travel, it can be confusing to figure out what to do if your Uber driver causes an accident and you get hurt. Like all car accidents,…

A recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found deaths caused by drivers breezing through red lights are the highest they’ve been in a decade. Data from the report shows that red-light crashes have increased by 28 percent since 2012. Almost 30 percent of fatalities that occur at…